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Welcome to our Upcoming Events Page. Here you will see all the upcoming workshops, trainings, webinars, and events that we have going on. Please check back often as there are always exciting things happening. You can use the search feature below to find a specific event, browse through the events below, and view an events calendar . Please contact us at online@usm.edu if you have any questions.

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September 2017
Free

Yuja Training #2: Editing in Yuja

September 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

In Yuja, videos may be created through Capture & Live Stream or uploaded from a computer to Yuja.  These videos are processed into .mp4 format (if they are not already .mp4 videos) and a closed…

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Free

[Hattiesburg] Open Lab from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

September 12 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

An Open Lab is an open training session that spans multiple hours and has no defined topic.  Support personnel from the Office of Online Learning are available in a specific location to answer questions and…

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Free

Canvas Workshop – Quiz Basics

September 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Quizzes in Canvas are the same as Tests within Blackboard.  Quizzes is the assessment tool Canvas uses to facilitate text/exam style assessments with various question formats and delivery options.  This workshop covers the basics of…

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Free

Canvas Workshop – Assignments and Grades

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Gradebook in Canvas is a bit different from Blackboard.  It is better.  The grading component (Speed Grader) is also improved over its Blackboard counterpart.  This workshop discusses the Canvas Gradebook and the relationship between…

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Free

[Hattiesburg] Open Lab from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

September 13 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

An Open Lab is an open training session that spans multiple hours and has no defined topic.  Support personnel from the Office of Online Learning are available in a specific location to answer questions and…

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Free

Web Conferencing

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Web conferencing is a way for instructors to synchronously communicate with students online, in real time.  Currently, USM has three different applications that facilitate web conferencing: Big Blue Button, Yuja Video Classroom, and Skype Meetings.…

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Free

Yuja Training #3: Groups and Analytics

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Yuja has an analytics package that tracks video views and usage within the Yuja platform.  The entire analytics package is quite large, and includes data instructors have no use for, and will never use.  This…

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Free

[Hattiesburg] Open Lab from 11 – 1

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

An Open Lab is an open training session that spans multiple hours and has no defined topic.  Support personnel from the Office of Online Learning are available in a specific location to answer questions and…

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Free

Canvas Workshop – Discussions and Groups

September 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Discussions are an asynchronous communication tool in Canvas.  Instructors and/or students can post statements or questions for discussion by the entire class, or small group of students within a class.  These small groups use the…

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Free

Canvas Workshop – ePortfolios

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Canvas eportfolios is a tool that allows students to collect and display works created within Canvas.  These portfolios are a collection of content pages.  Students can add/embed content into the page or connect to previously…

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